Category Archives: Mediterranean

Warm night, cool dinner (vegan!). 7/11/19.

It is starting to get toasty again so what better than Italian toast with garden tomatoes and basil, garlic and onion? Dinner consisted in part of crostini that were the essence of summer. Also on the menu was “Best Gazpacho” … Continue reading

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Grilled chicken thighs with watermelon and tomato salad. 7/5/19

According to my menu we are supposed to be having a frittata tonight. John says he does not want to heat up the kitchen by turning on the oven so we need to come up with an alternate plan. The … Continue reading

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Vegan Tuesday: Gazpacho and avocado toast. 6/18/19

Weather forecast on Tuesday was for warm-ish weather so I thought, cool-ish dinner. This no-cooking dinner with a spicy gazpacho and a creamy avocado toast hit the spot. My gazpacho contains a 14 oz. can of tomatoes and a little … Continue reading

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Meatless Monday chickpea stew. 6/17/19

When was the last time I made this? Exactly this? Never! I did make something similar in May except that I used white beans instead of chickpeas and different dark leafy greens. The great thing about this legume and vegetable … Continue reading

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New vegan recipe! Chana Dal with brown rice, tabbouleh, and pita

New recipe tonight! Chana dal is a stew made from split chickpeas seasoned with cumin seeds, chili powder, turmeric, and tomatoes. This is a snap to make with your Instant Pot. I found this super easy recipe at Piping Pot … Continue reading

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Vegan/vegetarian white bean stew. 5/14/19

Today I went to see my doctor who prescribed a course of treatment for my bronchitis. I am feeling better right away! And am I hungry. We started our dinner with chickpea crostini. This is a combination of mashed chickpeas, … Continue reading

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Eggplant Parmesan. 5/10/19

I am beginning to wonder if I will ever kick this horrible cold. I have been pretty sick for a week and I do not feel like I am starting to get better yet. Mother’s Day has been cancelled so … Continue reading

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